Michael Margolis


Michael Margolis is the CEO and founder of Storied, a strategic messaging firm specializing in the story of innovation and disruption. As a trusted advisor, Michael helps executives to demystify the complex and deliver on the promise of transformation. Michael operates anywhere there is a story worth telling, especially in Silicon Valley, Fortune 500s, and global change. Michael is a frequent keynote speaker at top conferences around the world. He's trained tens of thousands on narrative intelligence and how to build storytelling as an organizational capability. Michael partners with c-suite executives, along with heads of product, design, marketing, community, and human resources. Since 2002, he's advised clients across 34 industries and 15countries -- including Facebook, Google, Hulu, Greenpeace, and NASA.

Michael is a two-time TEDx speaker, #1 Amazon bestselling author, and has more than 200,000 followers on Twitter. His work has been prominently featured in Fast Company, TIME, and Inc. magazines. Armed with a degree in cultural anthropology, Michael began his career as a social entrepreneur, funded by the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations by the age of 22. And became a startup-failure by the age of 24. The son of an inventor and artist, Michael grew up in Switzerland and Los Angeles. As a passion project, Michael recently co-founded Choco Libre, a secret society devoted to rare and exotic craft chocolate. Michael is left-handed, color blind, and eats more chocolate than the average human. Michael's next book, Story 10x: Turn the Impossible Into the Inevitable, is available in bookstores on October 8.

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Story 10x: Turn the Impossible Into the Inevitable
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,050. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales & selling / management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational
If you want to disrupt, inspire, and persuade—go beyond the data. You need a story. As a leader, you can’t ask your team to invest in a vision or a strategy they don’t fully understand or believe in—especially when your ideas challenge the status quo. At a time when disruption is redefining every quadrant of life, those who can get their story straight can win over even the most reluctant audience

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